by Niccolò Machiavelli
The Prince Violence Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)
It's worth noting that assassinations like this, coming as they do when a determined man takes a considered decision, are bound to happen to rulers sometimes. (19.18)
Live by the sword, die by the sword. Or, in the immortal words of Metallica, "My lifestyle determines my deathstyle."